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Baloo's Bugle

 

April 2005 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 11, Issue 9
May 2005 Theme
 

Theme: Pet Pals
Webelos: Sportsman & Outdoorsman
  Tiger Cub
Activities

 

WEB SITES

Santa Clara County Council

Pets: songs, crafts, activities on pets: www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/pets.shtml

Craft Site directory for Pet lovers: www.craftsitedirectory.com/pets

American Kennel Club: www.akc.org/
Learn all about pure bred dogs and the breeds recognized by the AKC. Find a dog show in your area.

Doggie Fun: www.doggiefun.com
This site is a premiere resource for dog lovers. FREE contests, photo gallery, Canine Critique product testing, resources and more!

Pets Welcome: www.petswelcome.com
Traveling with a pet has always presented a problem, especially when you have to find a place to stay for the night. Here's a great site that has a database of hotels and motels that will accept pets. Now you AND Rover can get a good nights sleep!

PerfectPaws: www.perfectpaws.com/pup17.html
Got a new puppy and aren't sure how to train it? Here's a nice site with general information and tips to help you.

Cat Fanciers Web Site: www.fanciers.com
This is the site for cat fanciers. It contains information about cat breeds, colors, cat shows, the welfare of animals, and lots of other cat-related topics.

AVMA Care for Pets: www.avma.org/care4pets
The American Veterinary Medical Association offers a webpage on selecting a pet – and selecting a veterinarian to take care of it. Learn how to keep your pet healthy, discover the best way to travel with your pet, and pick up some safety tip on how to behave around animals.

Humane Society Silicon Valley: www.hssv.org/
Great adoption stories to read about how people choose their pets. Rescue an animal. Article on Animal Behavior, dogs, cats and rabbits.

San Francisco Aquarium Society: www.sfaquarium.org/

Santa Clara Valley Canary & Exotic Bird Club: www.geocities.com/scvcebc/

Bay Area Amphibian and Reptile Society: www.baars.org/index_noflash.html

Free Bumper Sticker:  www.eatbiscuits.com
FREE "Life is Short. Eat Biscuits!" bumper sticker. Put a little dog Zen/humor in your life with a daily "Biscuit" from The Zen of Calvin, a Dog's Guide to Living & Loving.

Purapet Free Sample: www.purapet.com/online/mail/5mail.asp
Get a free sample from the manufacturers of the World's First Lightweight Instant Clumping Pet Litter.

Fancy Feast Free Sample: www.fancyfeast.com
Register and get a coupon for a free sample of Fancy Feast cat food.

Mighty Dog® free samples: www.mightydog.com/index.aspx
Sign-up to get a free sample can of Mighty Dog® dog food.

Halo - Purely for Pets - Free Samples: www.halopets.com
Halo offers a full line of Grooming Aids, Vitamin Supplements, and Health Care Products for Cats & Dogs. Plus, Healthy all natural food for Birds. Fill out their form and get a FREE sample of either 7th Heaven Catnip or Vita Dreams Daily Greens.

IMPROVE Dog Food Supplement - Free Sample: www.stopitch.com
IMPROVE is a dry, granular food supplement which has been formulated to help correct your dog's skin and coat problems. Fill out their form and get a FREE taste sample.

Kids and Dogs together
http://www.dog-play.com/youth.html

People and Pets Together
http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/depts-pppp/child.asp

American Veterinary Medical Association
http://www.avma.org/

Canine Companions
http://www.caninecompanions.org/

Pet Information Center
http://www.hsus.org/programs/companion/pet_owners.html

Puppy e-cards
http://www.chazhound.com/postcard/posty.html

Toledo Humane Society Kids Page
http://www.toledohumanesociety.com/kids.html#puppy

Way cool visual illusions
http://www.sandlotscience.com/

I ran this last one last month but because USScouts.org was not fully up, I thought I would run it again  CD

Cub Scout Achievement, Elective, Rank, and Academics and Sports Trackers on their own website!!

Roxanne@madsenco.com

A lot of websites carry the Excel based trackers she developed but have old and outdated versions. So Roxanne developed her own web page that will always carry the most recent versions (with all known bugs fixed and many enhancements recommended by users).

She recently revised the Cub Scout spreadsheets to –

ü     Include the Outdoor Activity Award

ü     Make them easier to work with in OpenOffice.

ü     Track Tiger beads and handle up to 15 tigers.

Please direct your den leaders or advancement chairs to the website for the most recent versions of the trackers. (feel free to add a link to your pack's website if that is helpful!)

http://www.madsenco.com/scouting.shtml

Thank you Roxanne!! CD

PS – She, also, has Girl Scout and Boy Scout Trackers!!!

 

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